American B763 at Miami on Nov 2nd 2018, pressurization problem, then gear problem

Last Update: November 3, 2018 / 22:27:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1570

Aircraft Registration
N348AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N348AN performing flight AA-1570 from Miami,FL (USA) to San Juan (Puerto Rico) with 215 passengers and 10 crew and 32 small bags of dry ice, was climbing out of Miami when the crew stopped the climb at about 10,000 feet advising they needed to check something and requested to descend to 8000 feet. The crew subsequently advised they had a pressurization problem and might need to descend to 6000 feet, ATC issued a block clearance between 6000 and 8000 feet. The aircraft returned to Miami and was on final approach to runway 27 when the crew initiated a go around reporting the landing gear came down but the gear doors remained open. The aircraft climbed to 5000 feet and entered a hold while the crew was working the checklist, then positioned for another approach to runway 27 and landed safely about 50 minutes after departure and 23 minutes after the go around. Emergency services reported the nose gear doors had remained open.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N342AN reached San Juan with a delay of 15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Miami about 19 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1570

Aircraft Registration
N348AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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